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Somalia
COUNTRY #1
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare Somalia and North Korea health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

North Korea
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Somalia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Somalia SOMALIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    34.7
    37.7
    36.2
    163
    158
    163
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    38.7
    41.8
    40.2
    162
    159
    162
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    41.0
    44.2
    42.6
    171
    169
    169
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    40.0
    43.3
    41.6
    180
    179
    179
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    49.1
    51.8
    50.5
    163
    164
    162
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    50.8
    54.1
    52.4
    176
    173
    174
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    53.7
    57.3
    55.4
    178
    177
    177
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    53.7
    57.3
    178
    177
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    62.2
    65.6
    174
    173
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    63.3
    66.7
    173
    173
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    63.7
    67.1
    174
    173
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    64.6
    67.8
    172
    173
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    171
    172
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    67.2
    69.7
    171
    170
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    68.6
    70.7
    170
    170
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    70.0
    72.0
    164
    169
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.2
    159
    168
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    72.8
    74.3
    155
    169
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    74.2
    75.5
    148
    168
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    75.7
    76.8
    149
    168
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.4
    151
    168
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    79.7
    80.4
    153
    167
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    82.4
    82.9
    151
    161
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.9
    145
    156
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    134
    146
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    190.57
    1
    3.42
    93
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    156.01
    9
    22.68
    121
    3. Tuberculosis
    127.18
    7
    57.08
    28
    4. Stroke
    91.16
    83
    177.55
    4
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.56
    161
    109.84
    103
    6. Measles
    38.78
    1
    0.10
    70
    7. Maternal Conditions
    38.24
    4
    1.12
    93
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.88
    23
    19.67
    82
    9. Birth Trauma
    33.96
    2
    5.56
    76
    10. Malnutrition
    33.03
    1
    1.01
    105
    11. Meningitis
    31.76
    4
    1.14
    94
    12. HIV/AIDS
    27.56
    43
    0.17
    155
    13. Other Injuries
    26.73
    6
    5.57
    133
    14. Liver Disease
    24.77
    56
    17.00
    85
    15. Hypertension
    24.32
    39
    20.26
    52
    16. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    15.72
    104
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.70
    109
    8.13
    162
    18. Low Birth Weight
    22.27
    19
    10.30
    70
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    7.49
    98
    20. Malaria
    19.42
    34
    0.00
    104
    21. Asthma
    18.87
    20
    5.80
    81
    22. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    1.70
    179
    23. Lung Disease
    18.02
    131
    100.37
    3
    24. Anemia
    17.75
    2
    0.04
    143
    25. War
    17.75
    5
    0.95
    20
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.22
    10
    7.75
    103
    27. Tetanus
    15.26
    1
    0.15
    86
    28. Drownings
    12.71
    10
    5.49
    66
    29. Falls
    12.12
    34
    6.03
    79
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    11.75
    33
    2.15
    159
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.24
    4
    4.52
    67
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.04
    146
    15.86
    105
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    5.33
    37
    34. Fires
    9.58
    4
    1.37
    105
    35. Suicide
    8.39
    117
    14.92
    32
    36. Syphilis
    8.38
    3
    0.65
    71
    37. Kidney Disease
    8.34
    141
    14.51
    91
    38. Other Neoplasms
    7.58
    4
    1.17
    154
    39. Epilepsy
    6.89
    15
    1.80
    88
    40. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    3.67
    118
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    14.76
    38
    42. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    12.40
    31
    43. Violence
    6.58
    80
    4.28
    105
    44. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
    2.50
    151
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.99
    106
    3.03
    155
    46. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    1.81
    135
    47. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    3.28
    116
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.53
    44
    8.26
    12
    49. Pertussis
    4.21
    1
    0.20
    98
    50. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
    18.14
    12
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Somalia SOMALIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19,694
    15.68
    5,736
    2.62
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,103
    14.42
    715
    0.33
    3. Measles
    8,617
    6.86
    22
    0.01
    4. Birth Trauma
    7,555
    6.02
    1,095
    0.50
    5. Tuberculosis
    6,603
    5.26
    15,184
    6.94
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,954
    3.94
    2,031
    0.93
    7. Meningitis
    4,446
    3.54
    266
    0.12
    8. Malnutrition
    4,209
    3.35
    270
    0.12
    9. Stroke
    3,923
    3.12
    49,241
    22.51
    10. Maternal Conditions
    3,334
    2.65
    292
    0.13
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,230
    2.57
    1,596
    0.73
    12. Other Injuries
    2,952
    2.35
    1,438
    0.66
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,906
    2.31
    5,214
    2.38
    14. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,841
    2.26
    30,572
    13.98
    15. Malaria
    2,152
    1.71
    0
    0.00
    16. HIV/AIDS
    2,074
    1.65
    47
    0.02
    17. Tetanus
    2,055
    1.64
    37
    0.02
    18. Drownings
    1,731
    1.38
    1,296
    0.59
    19. War
    1,656
    1.32
    247
    0.11
    20. Syphilis
    1,499
    1.19
    131
    0.06
    21. Liver Disease
    1,338
    1.07
    4,710
    2.15
    22. Anemia
    1,309
    1.04
    9
    0.00
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    1,198
    0.95
    540
    0.25
    24. Asthma
    1,062
    0.85
    1,608
    0.74
    25. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,019
    0.81
    2,237
    1.02
    26. Hypertension
    995
    0.79
    5,653
    2.58
    27. Fires
    992
    0.79
    356
    0.16
    28. Pertussis
    852
    0.68
    40
    0.02
    29. Lung Disease
    778
    0.62
    28,017
    12.81
    30. Falls
    777
    0.62
    1,625
    0.74
    31. Epilepsy
    684
    0.54
    447
    0.20
    32. Breast Cancer
    650
    0.52
    2,451
    1.12
    33. Violence
    599
    0.48
    1,110
    0.51
    34. Suicide
    578
    0.46
    3,981
    1.82
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    575
    0.46
    1,250
    0.57
    36. Cervical Cancer
    564
    0.45
    1,126
    0.51
    37. Kidney Disease
    529
    0.42
    3,988
    1.82
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    485
    0.39
    1,495
    0.68
    39. Encephalitis
    435
    0.35
    187
    0.09
    40. Poisonings
    398
    0.32
    567
    0.26
    41. Other Neoplasms
    383
    0.30
    324
    0.15
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    372
    0.30
    4,491
    2.05
    43. Lymphomas
    353
    0.28
    687
    0.31
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    337
    0.27
    4,123
    1.88
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    314
    0.25
    789
    0.36
    46. Leukemia
    309
    0.25
    867
    0.40
    47. Prostate Cancer
    300
    0.24
    165
    0.08
    48. Stomach Cancer
    294
    0.23
    3,451
    1.58
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    266
    0.21
    2,275
    1.04
    50. Oral Cancer
    243
    0.19
    512
    0.23
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    15.72
    104
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    7.49
    98
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    1.70
    179
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    5.33
    37
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    3.67
    118
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    14.76
    38
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    12.40
    31
    8. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
    2.50
    151
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    1.81
    135
    10. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    3.28
    116
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
    18.14
    12
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.91
    149
    48.65
    2
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.06
    126
    5.71
    59
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.96
    93
    2.17
    86
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.50
    120
    2.68
    67
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.92
    129
    0.77
    140
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.